Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist Salary

An Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist earns an average salary of $59,195 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$40,989 - $95,908
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MEDIAN: $59,195
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$15.50 - $30.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,989 - $95,908  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $9,845  
Total Pay (?
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$40,241 - $89,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $30.09  
   
Overtime
$24.10 - $72.72  
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Bonus
$309.13 - $9,845  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,241 - $89,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist

Intellectual property (IP) specialists work for clients who are concerned with protecting their intellectual properties. These clients want to protect their creations or inventions, related to music, literature, books, product names, and other artistic works. They help protect the intellectual properties of businesses, authors, inventors, musicians, and other owners of creative works.

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Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist Tasks

  • Aid inventors and invention owners in obtaining a patent for their invention.
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.
  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.

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Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 28 salaries. An Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 1%